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Tango And The Political Economy Of Passion

1st Edition

By Marta Savigliano

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Description

What is tango? Dance, music, and lyrics of course, but also a philosophy, a strategy, a commodity, even a disease. This book explores the politics of tango, tracing tango's travels from the brothels of Buenos Aires to the cabarets of Paris and the shako dansu clubs of Tokyo. The author is an Argentinean political theorist and a dance professor at t

Table of Contents

1 Introductions, 2 Tango as a Spectacle of Sex, Race, and Class, 3 Tango and the Colonizing Gaze, 4 Scandalizing National Identity, 5 Exotic Encounters, 6 From Exoticism to Decolonization

About the Author

Marta E. Savigliano is assistant professor of dance history and theory at the University of California at Riverside.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General